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Amazonia – Native Americans of the rainforests and the savannas

Friday, September 25th, 2009

The Japanese Palais presents this special exhibition on an area of 800 sq.m. with an overview of the different cultural landscapes in Amazonia. It thematises not only the origins and distinctivness but also the current situation of the natives of Amazonia. The exhibits come explicitly from Saxon collections. Next to cultural witnesses of long lost tribal cultures one can see pieces of tribes which were contacted for the first time just a few years ago. One basic concern of the exhibition is to point out that the preservation of the cultural diversity is very important, since the many small tribal cultures of the Amazonia also belong to the cultural heritage of humankind. 29th April 2009 to 27th March 2010
(K. Michael)

www.voelkerkunde-dresden.de

Dresden Summernight of Museums 2009

Tuesday, July 7th, 2009


The Dresden Summernight of Museums goes into its eleventh year. Once again, the city’s famous museums open their gates for a long night of exhibitions, shows and events. From 6 pm in the evening to 1 am you are invited to enjoy what nearly 50 houses present to you.

Long Night of Sciences

Friday, June 19th, 2009

Friday, 19th of June 2009, 6 pm to 1 am
Already in the seventh year, four Universities of Dresden, 25 research institutes and companies will be participating in the Long Night of Sciences. In about 370 events the motto of the year „Expedition Germany“ will be presented in laboratories and lecture halls.
Admission is free, also free is the organized bus-shuttle between the different locations.
On Friday, 19th of June 2009, the Long Night of Sciences will formally be opened at Fraunhofer-Institute, Winterbergstraße 28.
You will find the complete program online and for downloading at www.dresden-wissenschaft.de and leaflets at different public places in Dresden.
A „must do“ for everybody curious of a nightly adventure of science and research, that will fill you with astonishment and pleasure.
(Astrid Brühl)